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George Boole

George Boole was a largely self-taught English mathematician, philosopher and logician, most of whose short career was spent as the first professor of mathematics at Queen's College, Cork in Ireland. He worked in the fields of differential equations and algebraic logic, and is best known as the author of The Laws of Thought which contains Boolean algebra. Boolean logic is credited with laying the foundations for the information age. Boole maintained that:... Read More

Born2 November 1815
Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England
Died8 December 1864 (aged 49)
Ballintemple, Cork, Ireland
Era19th-century philosophy
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